Monday, March 18, 2013
Car-burglary roundup: Prescription drugs are taken in one incident. In the other, a witness sees people in dark, hooded sweatshirts trying door handles in the Manchester Course area.
Two February reports of car buglaries in Geneva resulted in prescription drugs and a Garmin global positioning unit taken. In the latter report, a witness saw people in dark, hooded sweatshirts trying to get into cars on Manchester Course. It's always a good idea to lock your vehicle and take any items of value out of the car, police advise. Burglary, Prescription Drugs—Someone took a bottle of Xanax and a bottle of Adderall from a Buick Century sometime between 1 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 19, Geneva police reports said. The car was parked unattended in the driveway of a residence in the 100 block of Syril Drive, and the medication was in the glove compartment. The cost to replace the medication was estimated at $62. The bottles contained 30 …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Police reports: Keep an eye out for vehicle burglaries during the holiday season.
It's always a good idea to lock your car and keep valuables out of sight, but it's especially true this time of year, when potential burglars are waiting to find that holiday gift on the front or back seat. Vehicle Burglary—Someone took a laptop computer, Citylite Notebook carrying case, Navy blue peacoat style jacket, Sprint cellphone and Belkin FM transmitter from a Nissan Maxima parked in the 0-100 block of Burgess Road sometime between 4 p.m. Dec. 1 and 6 a.m. Dec. 2, reports said. The total value of the items was estimated at $1,160. Vehicle Burglary—Someone took tools and medication from a Ford Explorer parked in the 100 block of Howard Street sometime between 11 p.m. Dec. 3 and 9:38 a.m. Dec. 4, reports said. The tools include a …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
GPS devices and tools taken from vehicles on Downing Place and Westfield Course.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Rick Nagel
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
An East Side neighborhood was hit with four vehicle burglaries, most likely in all in the wee hours of Oct. 4, and the primary target was global positioning system devices. Vehicle Burglary—Someone took a Garmin GPS, iPod Touch MP3 player, iPhone car charger and two pairs of sunglasses from a vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 700 block of Downing Place sometime between 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 and 7 a.m. Oct. 4, Geneva police reports said. The value of the stolen items was estimated at $360. Vehicle Burglary—Someone took a Tom Tom GPS, iPod Nano, iPod charger, cigarettes and a set of work keys from a Volvo parked in the driveway of a home in the 700 block of Downing Place sometime between 11:45 p.m. Oct. 3 and 7:10 a.m. Oct. 4, …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Police Reports: A neighborhood in the area of Ridge Lane is hit with xyz vehicle burglaries in one night.
Geneva police are investigating five vehicle burglaries that took place between Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 on Geneva's East side and two other vehicle burglaries on the West Side in late July. The seven vehicle burglaries are worth noting, and residents are encouraged to keep their cars locked and secure as often as possible. Global Positioning System units and cash or change often are targets. Vehicle Burglary—Someone took a pink Garmin Nuvi GPS and power cord from a Silver Suzuki Grand Vitara parked in the driveway of a residence in the 100 block of Ridge Lane sometime between 8 p.m. Aug. 2 and 8 a.m. Aug. 3, reports said. The Garmin was valued at $150. (Note: This was the department’s sixth report of this nature since Aug. 2.) Vehicle Burglary—…